Events

Russia in East Asia: History, Migration, and Contemporary Policy

May 05, 2014 // 9:00am11:00am
This talk explores Russia’s ties with East Asia through the lens of migration and policy. Russia spans the Eurasian continent, yet its historic and present connections with East Asia are often forgotten. At the turn of the 20th century, thousands of Asian migrants arrived in the Russian Far East, spurring fears of a “yellow peril.” A century later, the recent influx of new Asian migrants to Russia has generated similar sentiments. The talk discusses Asian migration in the context of cross-regional attempts to strengthen trade ties and diplomatic relations in the 21st century.

Weighing the "Rebalance": Obama in Asia

April 28, 2014 // 10:00am11:00am
President Barack Obama embarked this week on a tour of Japan, South Korea, Malaysia and the Philippines with the goal of convincing those nations and others in Asia that the U.S. remains focused on the region. In this Ground Truth Briefing conference call three experts on the ground in Tokyo, Seoul and Manila discuss the President's trip.

Building U.S.-China Trust: Through Next Generation People, Platform & Programs

April 24, 2014 // 3:30pm5:00pm
The new report - Building U.S.-China Trust Through Next Generation People, Platforms and Programs - released by the University of Southern California and Peking University, offers new ideas and concrete recommendations on how to build trust and improve U.S.-China relations.

Media Briefing: Obama in East Asia

April 18, 2014 // 9:30am10:00am
Wilson Center Experts on East Asia Preview President Obama's Trip to Japan, Korea, the Philippines, and Malaysia
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Second Annual Nancy Bernkopf Tucker Memorial Lecture on U.S.-East Asia Relations

April 16, 2014 // 4:00pm5:30pm
Tough Calls: Difficult Assessments and Hard Choices in U.S. Policy Toward China

Assessing the Rebalance: The Evolution of U.S. Interests in Asia

April 10, 2014 // 4:00pm5:30pm
President Barack Obama’s pivot to Asia has been developed into a broader, more coherent strategy since announced in November 2011, and rebadged as the “rebalance” to reflect continuities in U.S. interest. Join Hamish McDonald as he discusses the implications of this rebalance.

Overcoming History's Hurdles: Rising Above the Challenges Facing Relations Between Japan, Korea, and China

April 02, 2014 // 12:00pm2:00pm
Relations between three of Asia’s biggest economies are at their lowest in decades, as growing nationalistic fervor overwhelms multiple common challenges facing Seoul, Tokyo, and Beijing. Why are the three governments stumbling in history’s hurdles?

The Role of Chinese Media in Fighting Corruption

January 16, 2014 // 4:00pm5:00pm
Corruption is high on the agenda for Chinese leaders, with Wang Qishan in charge, the release of a new five-year anti-corruption plan, and daily reports of officials facing corruption charges. Caijing's Washington DC Bureau Chief Jin Yan spoke on the role that Caijing and other media outlets play in China.
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Threading the Needle: U.S. arms sales to Taiwan

January 14, 2014 // 9:30am11:00am
A discussion of a new report on U.S. arms sales to Taiwan with co-author David J. Firestein.
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The Middle Kingdom Looks East, West, North and South: China’s Strategies on its Periphery

December 16, 2013 // 9:00am10:30am
China’s recent declaration of an air defense identification zone in the East China Sea and its territorial claims over 80% of the South China Sea are focusing renewed American attention on Chinese strategy. To understand China’s policies, deployments, and ambitions in the Western Pacific, we must analyze China’s attitudes toward all of its 14 border States and Pacific neighbors, and toward its near and more distant seas.

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